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Teach Young Learners in Yiwu

Company Name English First Yiwu
Location Yiwu, China
Date Posted Dec 21, 2011
Category ESL Teacher
Job Type Full-Time
Students Young Learners
Salary 6,500 RMB
Interviewing Yes
Contract Length 12 months
Accommodation Provided – Western style, fully furnished
Flight Allowance 9,000 RMB half payable after 6 months, half after 12 months
Holidays 12 days public holidays plus 10 days extra holidays
Insurance Provided
Bonuses Provided
Teacher Training On-going training and academic support
Work Visa Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided

Description

The Job
EF English First, Yiwu is holding interviews for the position of English language teacher. Come and join our team of international teachers in a fantastic part of China and put your teaching skills in to real use. If you want to work in a well-established school with cutting edge school design and technology then EF Yiwu is the place for you.

Our school is part of the largest language training company in the world and as such we boast outstanding resources, computer assisted learning, great support and training and a very generous compensation package.

Founded in 2003 our school has grown from strength to strength and now we have eleven foreign and Chinese teachers and fifteen Chinese administrative staff in the school. Although the main focus is on young learners age 7-14, we also offer some business English classes.

Yiwu – The city
Yiwu is located in the center of Zhejiang province, not far south of Shanghai, and as such benefits from a pleasant subtropical year round climate. The city is populated with just over a million people, a mid-sized city for Chinese standards.

Yiwu is renowned as a shopping paradise for small commodities. The flourishing markets which take up a large area of the city should not be missed. Yiwu provides a different kind of tour experience, for it is a composite of shopping and tour. The Yiwu International Trade City which makes up the China's Commodities Trade City with Huangyuan Market and Binwang Market presents you with the city's unique vigor. This is an excellent place to purchase souvenirs for you and your relatives and friends.

If you would like to explore the city on your own, convenient buses will take you to any corner of the city. On the way, it is easy for you to find some delicious local foods. You can have a good dinner either at the reasonable and friendly roadside booths or at one of the quality restaurants. In addition, foods from other regions of China and western food are available here.

There is plenty to keep you busy in Yiwu, whether it be outdoor sports, hiking or white water rafting to relaxing in one of the many tea houses and bars or exploring the city’s hidden delights.

For more information on the city of Yiwu have a look at these sites:

  • http://www.chinatouronline.com/china-travel/yiwu.html

  • http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/zhejiang/yiwu/

  • http://www.absolutechinatours.com/china-travel/Yiwu/Yiwu-travel-guide.html




  • Main Responsibilities
  • Maximum of 20 hours teaching per week

  • Lesson planning

  • Use audio / video materials in classes

  • Cooperate with the CM and DOS in ensuring the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre

  • Assist in the placement testing and interviewing of new students

  • Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, conversation clubs, tutorials, seminars and presentations

  • Attend centre social events



  • Compensation
  • Excellent salary: 6,500 RMB per month

  • Free accommodation: Western style, near the school

  • Flight allowance: 9,000 RMB half payable after 6 months, half after 12 months

  • Legal ‘Z’ work visa

  • 12 days public holidays plus 10 days extra holidays

  • Insurance

  • On-going training and academic support

  • Promotion opportunities within the EF network



  • Requirements
  • BA degree

  • TEFL certificate

  • Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa

  • Plenty of passion and energy

  • Teaching experience preferred

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